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2014-06-30 12:31:33

Orthopedic surgeon helps improve care for Summit Pharmacy's injured workers PHOENIX, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A senior advisor to Summit Pharmacy Inc. who has helped the company refine its care of injured workers has been named an honorary member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). Orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist Dr. Michael J. Axe, founding partner of First State Orthopaedics and a professor in the University of Delaware's physical therapy...

2014-06-29 23:03:37

Professional Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy (“Professional”), a Great Point Partners I, L.P. (“GPP”) portfolio company, has acquired the 13 Sports Physical Therapy of New York’s (“SPTNY”) downstate locations. Through this acquisition, Professional will provide broader New York City and Queens coverage, as well as expand its services into Brooklyn, Rockland County and the Bronx. Uniondale, NY (PRWEB) June 29, 2014 Professional Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy...

2014-06-29 23:00:30

Chiropractors, osteopaths and physiotherapists are becoming increasingly aware of the need to include rehabilitation protocols into their treatments, and to monitor the effectiveness of it with outcome measures. The new rehabilitation software provides by erepsonline answers that challenge. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Practitioners of physical therapies are becoming increasingly aware of the need to include rehabilitation protocols into their treatments. The evidence is...

2014-06-27 23:09:23

Heartwood Center for Mind Body Spirit, a holistic healthcare community based in Evanston, has recently doubled their capacity and launched their unique business model for providing integrative wellness services at their 1818 Dempster Street location. They offer a unique business model that incubates practitioners, therapists, and business owners with their own offices. Evanston, IL (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Heartwood Center for Mind Body Spirit, a holistic healthcare community based in...

2014-06-26 23:13:23

Dr. Brittany J. Wolanin is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession Garden City, NY (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 NAPW honors Dr. Brittany J. Wolanin as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Dr. Wolanin is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in physical therapy. As the largest, most-recognized organization of women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National...

2014-06-25 23:16:50

Schultheis treats patients in the independent practice’s Midlothian clinic near Richmond. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Tidewater Physical Therapy is pleased to announce that Matthew J. Schultheis, PT, DPT was named a Senior Physical Therapist at its Midlothian Clinic near Richmond. Tidewater Physical Therapy is an independently owned outpatient practice with clinics across Southeast and Central Virginia. Schultheis joined the Tidewater Physical Therapy team in 2010, first...

2014-06-25 23:14:55

Physical Therapist obtains rare board certification. Oroville, Ca (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 On June 20, 2014, Dr. James Plummer PT, DPT, OCS received his board certification as a specialist in sports therapy. This certification serves as recognition to the highest level of care available. This was the result of a multi-year long course of study and practice in the field of sports therapy. Areas covered included acute injury management, medical/surgical conditions, injury prevention and sports...

2014-06-24 23:11:28

PNF and Beyond to Enhance Functional Gait is a new PT Continuing Education course approved for physical therapists, physical therapy assistants, Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistants. Franklin, TN (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 This dynamic advanced two day physical therapy continuing education course will give clinicians an opportunity to expand their “bag of tricks” for treating gait impairments by taking what they know about PNF and advancing it to the next level. The...

2014-06-24 12:28:36

SottoPelle® - The Solution for Hormone Balance and Well-Being MAPLEWOOD, Minn., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Melvin Ashford, whose office is located at 2603 White Bear Avenue North, in Maplewood, is now offering SottoPelle®, a unique form of hormone replacement therapy, developed by internationally recognized Gino Tutera M.D., F.A.C.O.G., as a solution for patients who struggle with hormone imbalance and well-being. While other forms of hormone replacement therapy are less...

2014-06-19 23:10:07

Advanced Brain Technologies (ABT) announces that it has been named a preferred partner to Genesis Rehab Services (GRS) based in Kennett Square, PA. The Listening Program, a music-based listening therapy, is now available in the elder care market through Genesis. Ogden, Utah (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Advanced Brain Technologies (ABT) announces that it has been named a preferred partner to Genesis Rehab Services (GRS) based in Kennett Square, PA. The Listening Program® is a safe,...


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Cold Compression Therapy
2013-03-04 15:59:27

Cold Compression Therapy is used to reduce pain and edema (swelling) for instances such as soft tissue injuries, strains, sprains, or post-surgical therapy. As the name suggests, the therapy includes the application of cold (cryotherapy) but also includes the principles of R.I.C.E. (Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation). Cryotherapy, application of cold or ice to the painful area, lowers the metabolic rate of the tissue and prevents further injury to the site from the inflammatory...

Heat Therapy
2012-12-31 12:08:31

Heat therapy is a treatment in the medical field to relieve pain and improve over health. It can be a therapy used only once, repeatedly in rehabilitation sessions, or as part of an after-care routine in sports medicine. It can be delivered in many forms with success in all. How the Heat Helps As heat is introduced to the area, the temperature will increase beginning from the outer layer and moving deeper into the tissues. After the change in temperature, the blood vessels in the area of...

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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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